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1890 Communities Near Anthem ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Anthem had a population of 56 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bannen   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Bannen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bellton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Bellton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brink   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Brink had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burton   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Burton had no post office or railroad service
 
Dean   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Anthem
 - Dean had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deep Valley (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 102 people
 - Deep Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Earnshaw   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Earnshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Endicott   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Endicott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garrison (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Anthem
 - Garrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazel   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Hazel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howard   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Howard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Anthem
 - Howard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hundred   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 273 people in 2017)
 - Hundred had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kausooth   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Kausooth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Littleton   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 207 people in 2000)
 - Littleton had a post office and railroad service
 
Metz   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 114 people
 - Metz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millsboro   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Millsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Freeport (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 186 people
 - New Freeport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newdale   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Newdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 77 people (with 504 people in 2017)
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rymer   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Anthem
 - Rymer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Cloud   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Saint Cloud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandrock (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Anthem
 - Sandrock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seven Pines   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Seven Pines had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sincerity   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 11 people
 - Sincerity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Anthem
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Uniontown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wells   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wells was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Anthem
 - Wells had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Anthem
 - West had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wileyville   (Wetzel County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Anthem
 - Wileyville had a post office and no railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Anthem, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Anthem. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anthem) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anthem. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6467, Longitude: -80.5284     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anthem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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